Do you remember when Ipswich Town took on Barnsley at Wembley Stadium?

Wembley Stadium in 2000 as Ipswich Town take on Barnsley in the Championship play-off for promotion

Wembley Stadium in 2000 as Ipswich Town take on Barnsley in the Championship play-off for promotion - Credit: Archant

Ipswich Town drew 1-1 with Barnsley this weekend and we take a look back at a classic game between the teams in 2000 – and the biggest-ever between the two sides.

David Johnson attempting a header at the Barnsley goal early on against 'keeper Kevin Miller

David Johnson attempting a header at the Barnsley goal early on against 'keeper Kevin Miller - Credit: Archant

They met at Wembley in the 2000 play-off final to determine the last promotion place to the Premier League.

Tony Mowbray nets the equaliser to make it 1-1 against Barnsley at Wembley. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Tony Mowbray nets the equaliser to make it 1-1 against Barnsley at Wembley. Picture: SIMON PARKER

It was a nervy start to the game for Town, with goalkeeper Richard Wright conceding an own goal in the sixth minute.

A sea of blue as Ipswich fans turn up in their numbers to see the play-off final in 2000

A sea of blue as Ipswich fans turn up in their numbers to see the play-off final in 2000 - Credit: Archant

But the score was brought level in the 28th minute from a Tony Mowbray header.

Premier League here we come. Martijn Reuser hits Town's fourth at Wembley and Ipswich are home and d

Premier League here we come. Martijn Reuser hits Town's fourth at Wembley and Ipswich are home and dry - Credit: Archant

The second half however is where Town shone, with Richard Naylor managing to chip the ball over the oncoming keeper to give Town the lead, six minutes later and Marcus Stewart headed home to make it three.

Martijn Reuser celebrates the fourth goal of the match. Picture: MICK EASON

Martijn Reuser celebrates the fourth goal of the match. Picture: MICK EASON - Credit: PROFESSIONAL SPORT

Barnsley did manage to pull one back in the 78th minute from a penalty by Craig Hignett.

George Burley lifting the play-off trophy in 2000 as Ipswich Town secures promotion

George Burley lifting the play-off trophy in 2000 as Ipswich Town secures promotion - Credit: Archant

But Town fans were sent into delirium as Martijn Reuser burst through to net a fourth and fire Town into the Premier League.

A message to Town derby rivals Norwich City FC in the crowd

A message to Town derby rivals Norwich City FC in the crowd - Credit: Archant

George Burley celebrates Town's victory at the final whistle. Picture: JOHN BABB

George Burley celebrates Town's victory at the final whistle. Picture: JOHN BABB - Credit: PROFESSIONAL SPORT

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